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Dealer Bond And Licensing Information » North Dakota


All motor vehicle dealers are required to maintain a $25,000 Surety Bond with the department. All mobile home trailer and motorcycle dealers must maintain $10,000 surety bond.

Dealer License

All dealers of new and used cars, mobile homes, motorcycles and trailers. A snowmobile ­and all-terrain vehicle dealer license may be obtained. Dealer licenses expire on December 31 each year. Renewal notices are sent to licensed dealers each October. Dealers are required to have an office and repair facilities. Watercraft trailer dealers are not licensed.

Dealer License Fees:

$100.00 for new and used car dealers
$35.00 for mobile home
$25.00 for motorcycle dealers
$10.00 for ATV dealers
$40.00 for snowmobile dealers
$30.00 for trailer dealers

Contact the Northland Independent Automobile Dealers Association for additional information.